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Battambang grenade attack suspects sent to court

Police believe a grenade attack at a Chinese New Year’s party in Battambang province was motivated by revenge related to a land dispute.

Kamrieng district police chief Chhim Kimhong said Lam Ret, 50, Oeum Samnang, 43, and Dy Vorn, 48, are suspected of involvement in the attack on Saturday night, when a grenade was lobbed onto the dance floor, injuring 14 people.

The men were arrested on Sunday, after others contradicted Ret’s story that he had gone mouse hunting that night.

They were sent to court yesterday but have not yet been charged, Kimhong said, adding that Vorn had been involved in a land dispute with the host of the party, farmer Chhin Dy.

One victim remains in hospital.

 

To contact the reporter on this story: Lieng Sarith at sarith.lieng@phnompenhpost.com
 

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